Cable Splicer


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Baltimore, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Are you looking for an opportunity with plenty of growth potential? Do you enjoy working in an exciting, fast-paced, collaborative environment? Are you interested in working with the world’s most innovative companies to create a more connected world?

Connecting Continents. Impacting Communities.

The backbone of the Internet is a series of high-tech subsea fiber optic cables deployed throughout the globe - SubCom has deployed over 50% of them. Our employees ensure data communications networks are engineered, manufactured, deployed, and maintained to the highest standards, enabling faster and more reliable connectivity to communities worldwide. Every member of the SubCom team plays a role in an end-to-end process that is critical to enterprises, governments, big cities, and rural towns.

We encourage, expect, and value creativity, thoughtful risk taking, openness to change, and diverse perspectives. Whether you’re a seasoned applicant seeking a new and exciting challenge, or you’re new to the workforce and looking for a flexible, rewarding, and fast-paced position with an innovative and stable organization (since 1953), SubCom has opportunities to advance your career.

Position Overview

SubCom is seeking a cable splicer that is required to travel (domestic and international) extensively aboard cable ships, barges, or ashore with various duties for jointing and cable operations.


  • Construction of cable joints
  • Maintenance and repair of jointing equipment
  • Jointing inventory control and replenishment of materials
  • Assist in the Cable Control Room, cable handling and post operation reporting
  • Ensure training records are kept current
  • Supervise CAB Splicer Joint Assistants
  • Perform quality self-inspections of the jointing and splicing processes
  • Certify the over molded product through x-ray examination
  • Ensure all jointing equipment is in working order and materials are adequate for the task while assigned to shipboard installation or repair work
  • Familiarity with procedures for splicing the variety of cables on the project they are assigned


  • High School diploma required; Bachelors degree preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with ISO Quality standards
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a US DOD security clearance as a condition of employment.
  • PC knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • The cable splicer must pass all training classes to retain employment
  • Ability to pass a shipboard “Fit for Duty” physical exam

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 

Candidates for positions with SubCom must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Please be sure to attach a resume to your application. We are not able to consider applications without a resume.

SubCom offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to: competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverages, FSA, HSA, generous vacation, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, and a 401(k) plan with generous company match. Additionally, some positions may be eligible for shift differential.

Affirmative Action / Equal Employer Opportunity 
SubCom is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law or regulation.

SubCom’s Core Values
Quality   -   Accountability   -   Teamwork   -   Innovation